DGC505 Ethics of Counseling. Family and Professional Communities

This course examines the code of ethics in counseling and fundamental professional criteria in the counseling profession. Emphasis is placed on analyzing issues of human behavior in a contemporary socio-cultural setting including the impact of family structures and parenting on adolescents and youth, model parenting programs and community agency referrals. Candidates will learn to view students with a systems perspective, practice healthy communication skills and establish networks with other professionals in the field.